Two aquatic plants were grown in either water or water containing a microtubule inhibitor for 24 hours. The roots were dissected and stained for DNA.

The researcher reported that in the microtubule-inhibited plant there were a much higher number of cells at metaphase. Describe in details what the experimenter would have observed in each root and

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Metaphase is the second stage of cell division which is when the chromosomes become attached to the spindle fibers. Because of the inhibitor, their progress through this phase was abrupted or suspended (even slowed).